April 5, 2021
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Here are some of the news articles we are following:
- Royal Caribbean Relaunches Cruise Service in North America This June
- Sleeping Pods instead of Crew Cabins – New concept for Crew Accommodations
- Cordelia Cruises to start voyages in May
- Crew tests positive for COVID-19 on NYK Cruises' ship Asuka 2
- Cruise ships will set sail from Portsmouth as Fred. Olsen and Viking announce itineraries
- Carnival Cruises to continue halt on Australian operations
- Celebrity Announces June Caribbean Comeback from St. Maarten
- MSC To Cruise the UK From May 20, No Vaccination Required
- Royal Caribbean announces cruises from the Bahamas in June, as CDC continues to block voyages from U.S.
- Scenic Eclipse luxury cruise ship set to make Australian debut in winter 2021
- P&O Cruises fully vaccinated UK sailings set for June
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Royal Caribbean Relaunches Cruise Service in North America This June
Royal Caribbean International will be the first major contemporary cruise line back in service in North America, relaunching cruises in June from Nassau with the Adventure of the Seas offering weeklong itineraries starting on June 12.
Sleeping Pods instead of Crew Cabins – New concept for Crew Accommodations
The start-up luxury residential community at sea Storylines, which is set to debut in 2023 with the cruise ship M/V Narrative has recently created a survey targeting the crew members.
Cordelia Cruises to start voyages in May
The new Indian start-up company, Cordelia Cruises plans to set sail in May 2021, with short coastal voyages on board the recently purchased Royal Caribbean cruise ship Empress of the Seas.
The Japanese shipping company NYK Cruises (Nippon Yusen Kaisha) announced that 3 upcoming voyages on the Asuka 2 ship were suspended after a crew member tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19).
CRUISE ship lovers will soon be able to set sail from Portsmouth again thanks to new itineraries from two companies.
Carnival Cruise Line Australia has announced a halt on its domestic operations will be extended again.
Celebrity Cruises announced its return cruising today as the Celebrity Millennium will homeport in St. Maarten starting on June 5.
MSC Cruises has announced that it will be offering a “special range of short breaks and week-long cruises around the British Isles” in summer 2021, starting from May 20, for UK holidaymakers only.
Royal Caribbean announces cruises from the Bahamas in June, as CDC continues to block voyages from U.S.
Crew and adult passengers will have to be vaccinated to sail, and anyone under 18 will need a negative covid test.
In a gradual turning of the tide, several expedition cruise companies launch their season in north-west Australia from this month, and luxury ship Scenic Eclipse hopes to join the flotilla with cruises between Darwin and Broome (or the reverse) from mid-June.
UK residents eager for cruising to return will finally get to sail aboard a cruise ship this summer - as long as they have been vaccinated against COVID-19.
Disclaimer: The views expressed in the articles above are those of the authors' and do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of this e-Newsletter
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